Items Tagged ‘Minnesota Public Radio’

July 25, 2019

The why and how of endurance athletes

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

MPR Newsby Dan Kraker and Manda Lillie Minnesota has one of the oldest and, potentially, coldest endurance competitions. The Arrowhead 135 race, which sets racers on a trek from International Falls to Tower, Minn….It takes place in January so temperatures are often well below freezing… what is happening in the body during these feats of […]

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Tags: Arrowhead 135 race, Dr. Michael Joyner, endurance, Minnesota Public Radio


March 1, 2019

ChangeMakers: Dr. LaPrincess Brewer, building ‘a culture of health’ for the underserved

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

MPR by Christine T. Nguyen Every weekday in February, MPR News is featuring black Minnesotans making history to celebrate Black History Month. Dr. LaPrincess Brewer, 38, is a preventive cardiologist in the department of cardiovascular medicine at Mayo Clinic, and an assistant professor at Mayo Clinic College of Medicine. Her research focuses on creating strategies […]

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Tags: black history month, cardiovascular disease, Dr. LaPrincess Brewer, health disparities, Minnesota Public Radio


January 31, 2019

Minnesota’s extreme cold: What you need to know

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

MPR by Angela Davis It’s been dangerously cold in Minnesota this week. Low temperatures on both Wednesday and Thursday mornings are likely to range from about 25 below in southern Minnesota to around 40 below in the north. And that’s not even counting wind chill, which could be record-breaking at times. MPR News host Angela […]

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Tags: asthma and cold weather, Denise Hanrahan-Brown, Dr. Andrew Zhao, Dr. Brian Bartlett, Dr. David McAlpine, Dr. Eric Grube, Dr. Rhini Singh, Dr. Sue Cullinan, Dr. Torrey Laack, extreme cold weather, frostbite, Genevieve Kragness


December 14, 2018

Coming up: An exit interview with Mayo Clinic’s CEO

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

MPR by Angela Davis, Julie Siple, Manda Lillie Dr. John Noseworthy retires from the top post at Mayo Clinic this month after setting some major changes in motion. Noseworthy has been Mayo’s president and CEO since 2009. During his tenure, he helped seal the deal on the so-called Destination Medical Center — a $5.6 billion […]

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Tags: CEO succession, Dr. John Noseworthy, Minnesota Public Radio, retirement


June 15, 2018

Some breast cancer patients may no longer need chemotherapy

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

MPR by Kerri Miller A new study found that chemotherapy may not be necessary to treat early-stage breast cancer in many patients…MPR News host Kerri Miller talked to Dr. Matthew Goetz, medical oncologist and co-chair of the Breast Cancer Genome-Guided Therapy (BEAUTY) study at the Mayo Clinic about what these changes mean for women with […]

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Tags: Breast Cancer, Dr. Matthew Goetz, Minnesota Public Radio


April 13, 2018

New way of defining Alzheimer’s aims to find disease sooner

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

Minnesota Public Radio (AP) Government and other scientists are proposing a new way to define Alzheimer’s disease — basing it on biological signs, such as brain changes, rather than memory loss and other symptoms of dementia that are used today… “The numbers will increase dramatically,” said Dr. Clifford R. Jack Jr., a Mayo Clinic brain […]

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Tags: alzheimer's disease, Dr. Clifford Jack Jr., Minnesota Public Radio


July 21, 2017

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Editor, Karl Oestreich;  Assistant Editor: Emily Blahnik   US News & World Report Mayo Clinic Launches New $1B Electronic Records […]

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Tags: ABC News, Albert Lea Tribune, AliveCor, alzheimer's disease, American Nursing Informatics Association, Andy Sandness, anxiety, Arizona Republic, Associated Press, ASU Now, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Austin Daily Herald


December 11, 2015

Mayo Clinic In the News Highlights

By Kelley Luckstein KelleyLuckstein

Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Laura Wuotila with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Guest Editor, Kelley Luckstein; Assistant Editor: Carmen Zwicker   Yahoo! Health How to Stay Well When the Person Sleeping […]

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December 4, 2015

Mayo Clinic In the News Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Laura Wuotila with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Editor, Karl Oestreich; Assistant Editor: Carmen Zwicker   Star Tribune Mayo lobbies U.S. panel to accept noninvasive colon cancer […]

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July 3, 2015

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Laura Wuotila with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Editor, Karl Oestreich; Assistant Editors: Carmen Zwicker, Emily Blahnik   Boston Globe Destination for reluctant but hopeful travelers By […]

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